This course allows participants to learn and use various concepts in research methods in Laboratory and Biosafety. The course also contains in-class exercises that allow participants to match learnt concepts to their prospective research projects. It builds the capacity to correctly frame their samples, calculate the sample size and use suitable tools and techniques to collect the data.
By the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
Define research variables
Identify study population
Utilize appropriate sampling techniques
Identify and differentiate between random sampling error and bias
Calculate sample size for different study designs
Use various data collection technique and tools
Training Delivery Methods
Materials and Methods, Study Designs.
Study Design Selection, Study Area/Setting.
Study Population and Sampling.
Basics of Sample Size.
Study Variables, and Data Collection Tools and Techniques.
Data Analysis and Presentation.
Potential Errors in Research and Critical Appraisal.
Duration:30 Learning Hours
Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Successful Completion.